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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By 8 August 2014

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Yahoo malware turned PCs into Bitcoin miners

Malicious ads served to Yahoo users were designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation, according to a security firm.

By 10 January 2014

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New Avast features roll out to fan legions

A new interface optimized for Windows 8 makes it easier to get at the interesting new features in Avast 8, which include a file shredder, browser cleaner, and software update tool.

By 28 February 2013

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What gear would you take on a 5-year, 9,000-mile walk?

Social-media maven Michael Lee Johnson is walking from Beijing to London, tweeting all the way with a bag full of life-sharing gadgets.

By 18 January 2013

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Do you need to uninstall Java to be safe from its vulnerabilities?

With the latest security holes coming to light, many are recommending removing Java entirely from your system. If you don't want to go that far, here are some things you can do.

By 17 January 2013

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Friday Poll: Which prediction will most likely come true?

From fusion power to driver-free cars, which of these predictions from BBC Future is most likely to become reality?

By 5 January 2013

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Who controls the internet? The debate is live and clicking

And so the battle for the future of the internet rages on. The focus this time is not on WikiLeaks, cybercrime treaties, or privacy controls, but the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

By 11 December 2012

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How to improve your Android security

Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.

By 17 October 2012

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40 ways to fix your PC before you call an expert

Windows can be scary place if you're no computer expert and your PC goes wrong, but most glitches can be solved by following these tips.

By 22 September 2012

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How to enable Web Sharing in OS X Mountain Lion

In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has removed the option for personal Web sharing; however, this feature can be enabled if needed.

By 31 July 2012